GSI to host webinar on sustainability with geosynthetics

May 29th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Sustainability with Geosynthetics,” on June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. There is a tremendous amount of infrastructure throughout the world. As it ages, it […]

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EuroGeo7 moves to May 2021 due to COVID-19

May 27th, 2020

Due to the global development and concerns over COVID-19, the EuroGeo7 Conference, which was originally scheduled to take place from Sept. 6–9, 2020, in Warsaw, Poland, is now postponed until May 16–19, 2021. The decision to postpone EuroGeo7 was made in the interest of the health and safety of everyone participating in the conference. The organizers […]

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Deadline extended for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 abstracts

May 26th, 2020

The deadline to submit abstracts for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 has been extended to June 15, 2020. Now is the time to submit abstract submissions for technical papers of all types—see the current topic and session list below.  The 2021 Geosynthetics Conference will be colocated with the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) Annual Conference. Authors, instructors and session chairs […]

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GSI to host webinar on lifetime durability of geosynthetics

May 20th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Lifetime Durability of Geosynthetics,” on May 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The need to know the approximate lifetime of geosynthetics is paramount in deciding […]

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Freudenberg Group acquires Low and Bonar

May 19th, 2020

The global technology group Freudenberg acquired 100 percent of the shares in Low and Bonar PLC, London, United Kingdom. Low and Bonar is a global manufacturer of technical textiles. The company will be integrated into the Freudenberg Performance Materials Business Group. “Freudenberg strengthens its performance materials business, and with Low and Bonar’s innovative technology it […]

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Book your Geosynthetics Conference 2021 booth today

May 19th, 2020

The show floor is filling up fast! Act now and reserve your booth space for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 taking place Feb. 21–24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo., USA. Geosynthetics Conference 2021 will be colocated with IECA’s Annual Conference and Expo. The last time IFAI and IECA colocated more than 3,000 participants were brought in. Don’t miss out on the […]

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GSI issues request-for-proposals for graduate student fellowships

May 18th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) announces a worldwide request-for-proposals (RFP) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects. There will be several awards given, each for $5,000. Emphasis will be placed on relevant topics of interest and/or concern to the geosynthetics community. The proposals must be submitted in the following four-page format: Page 1 – Letter […]

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile filters

May 12th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues,” on May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. It is roughly estimated that geotextiles have been used in more than […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2021 call for proposals and abstracts now open

May 11th, 2020

Proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for the Geosynthetics Conference 2021. Submissions can include short course, workshop, training lecture, technical session and panel discussion proposals, as well as abstract submissions for technical papers of all types. Submissions will be accepted through May 25, 2020.  The Geosynthetics Conference 2021 takes place Feb. 21–24, 2021, in Kansas City, […]

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Geomembrane wrinkles: Your challenges and solutions

May 11th, 2020

Wrinkles are all too common when installing a new geomembrane. Small wrinkles can turn into cracks under pressure. That, in turn, can compromise the integrity of an entire geomembrane installation and cause a costly amount of damage. In this article, we take a closer look at why geomembrane wrinkles form and how you can avoid […]

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